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  • Brian R. Callahan, a hedge fund manager who bilked his investors of some $96 million in a Ponzi scheme involving Montauk's Panoramic Resort, was sentenced Friday at the federal courthouse in Central Islip to serve 12 years in prison, with three years' supervised release.
  • An East Hampton man who witnesses said was riding east on a 2016 Suzuki motorcycle Thursday evening "at a high rate of speed" died following a collision with an eastbound 2015 Ford Fusion on County Road 39 in Southampton.
  • A State Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of a Springs man, William Cuthbert, who was found guilty in December 2014 of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct following a jury trial in East Hampton Justice Court, presided over by Justice Stephen Tekulsky.
  • By the time the clock struck midnight on the day after Labor Day, often called Tumbleweed Tuesday hereabouts, three Manhattan residents who have houses or other connections here had been charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.
  • Drug overdoses caused the death of Hallie Ulrich, 22, last Thursday morning and the death the next day of her close friend, Michael Goericke, 28, according to police.
  • A warrant has been issued here for a man arrested in East Hampton Village last month, Edwin Fernando Gomez Llivisaca, 21, whom Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had requested be held in custody. Instead, he was released after bail of $2,000 was posted for him.
  • A Springs man is being held in county jail after being arrested Monday on felony charges of stealing another’s identity for the purposes of fraud, as well as six related counts of petty larceny.
  • A site plan that would allow Tiina the Store, on Amagansett Main Street, to demolish a back building and part of its main building, is once again facing possible derailment.
  • An East Hampton Town police investigation of a “suspicious person” knocking on doors of residences on Greentree Court in Amagansett, off La Foret Lane, led late Friday night to the arrest of Kai Jing Liu, 32.
  • A number of car crashes on local roads ended in alcohol-related charges over the holiday week.

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